Sri Lanka gets US$56mn from World Bank CERT re-allocations for COVID-19

Sri Lanka has been given 56 million US dollars by the World Bank from existing projects for anti-Coronavirus projects, on top of a 128.6 million health sector loan that was approved on April 02, 2020 the Washington-based lender said

Sep 13, 2020
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Sri Lanka has been given 56 million US dollars by the World Bank from existing projects for anti-Coronavirus projects, on top of a 128.6 million health sector loan that was approved on April 02, 2020 the Washington-based lender said.

“We have been working closely with the Government of Sri Lanka to support its COVID-19 emergency response and prepare for a resilient recovery,” Faris H. Hadad-Zervos, World Bank Country Director for Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka said in a statement.

“We’re moving fast to reallocate financing from existing projects to improve food security and children’s education, ensure that people can use public transit without getting sick, and harness digital solutions to continue delivering public services.”

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